Caloric, filling, and tasty bars for the trail

These bars give a flavorful and filling treat along the trail. The recipe came from Ben Branch of AT&T Bell Labs at Columbus (cbdkc1!blb).


(24 to 48 bars)

Procedure by hand

  1. Preheat oven to In a large bowl cream together peanut butter and butter. Mix in bananas, molasses, sugar, and vanilla.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg.
  3. Stir in the cereal. Sift together dry ingredients and mix into batter. Add chips, peanuts, and dates.
  4. Pour batter into greased 9 x 13 pan.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 45 minutes. Cut into bars.

Procedure with food processor

  1. Cream butters in processor. Add cut-up bananas and blend.
  2. Add molasses, sugar, vanilla. Blend.
  3. Add eggs. Blend.
  4. Pour batter into large bowl and stir in sifted dry ingredients.
  5. Stir in other ingredients, one at a time. Continue with step 4, above.


Difficulty: easy to moderate.
Time: 1/2 to 1 hour work; 1 hour waiting.
Precision: approximate measurement OK.


John Daleske 
AT&T Bell Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio 
Recipe last modified: 7 Jan 86

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